[pstricks] Width of text/boxes

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Fri May 21 16:11:12 CEST 2010

Am 21.05.2010 15:53, schrieb Christian Mayer:

> is there a way in PSTRICKS to get the width and height of an object/text?
> For instance of the following:
> \psframebox*{\tt{XYZ XYZ XYZ XYZ XYZ XYZ}}
> I¹d like to draw a scaled graph below this object such that it aligns with
> single characters.

In PSTricks the box dimensions are local and not known
outside the macro. Use LaTeX for this:



\sbox\TBox{\psframebox*{\tt{XYZ XYZ XYZ XYZ XYZ XYZ}}}



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